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Roland Martin talks with some of the hottest directors, actors, and musicians who continue to leave their mark on pop culture.

Genesis, the adorable four-year-old daughter of Viola Davis, refused to dress up as the popular Disney character Elsa or a pirate. Instead, she wanted to be her Emmy Award-winning mother.

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This past weekend, actor/comedian Anthony Anderson, star of ABC's black-ish, and Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, crashed the wedding party of Washington and Lesley Ho.

It was recently announced that the "Only" rapper would executive produce a sitcom for the network based on her childhood and timeline to international stardom. DeGeneres, a friend of the artist, aired a parody on The Ellen Show this week depicting little Onika -- as well as her parents and family dog -- with large buttocks.

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With the recent success of shows featuring African-American actors/actresses, are we experiencing the "Golden Age" of Black TV?

NewsOne’s Top 5 takes a quick look at the trending stories you’re talking about: Indiana Police Searching For Bank Robbers Dressed As Rick James & Super Fly Hillary Clinton Addresses The Black Community On Tom Joyner Morning Show “We Pride Ourselves On Dealing With Divisive Topics:” Anthony Anderson Talks Season 2 Of ABC’s “Black-ish” You Have […]

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Anthony Anderson, star of ABC's black-ish, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the Season 2 premiere of the smash hit sitcom.

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Deon Cole, stars of Black-ish, joined NewsOne Now to talk about the upcoming season and some of the new projects he's working on.


When word spread that Rosie Perez would be joining The View, everyone believed the outspoken Brooklyn-bred actress would be the perfect fit. But now Perez’s journey on the show has come to an end. She’s making an exit to pursue acting full-time. Executive producer Bill Wolff recently sent a note to staff about her decision to leave. […]

Viola Davis’ performance on the critically acclaimed ABC drama How To Get Away With Murder won over fans, especially after the powerful scene featuring her character Annalise taking off her makeup and wig in the show’s fourth episode. In a conversation with Academy voters at the For Your Consideration panel last weekend, Davis says she wouldn’t […]

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With the blockbuster success of ABC’s Black-ish, Fox’s record-breaking first season of Empire, as well as the success of Shonda Rhimes‘ How to Get Away With Murder and Scandal, it would seem as though network television is welcoming more diverse programming. It comes down to show me the numbers, which happens far more quickly on […]

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Last week, ABC’s “Scandal,” starring Kerry Washington as the formidable Olivia Pope, struck a nerve all across the country. It did so not with a new outrageous plot twist or a blistering monologue by “Papa Pope,” played by Joe Morton, but through the simple act of art imitating life. The episode causing the stir was titled […]